Careers Now | Advice on addressing disabilities during the job search process

“We know that stigma and accessibility issues in the workplace can negatively affect people during the interview process,” says Soutra, who notes that an analysis of 2010 census data shows that only 46% of working-age adults with learning disabilities were employed, compared to 71% of adults without learning disabilities.

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“We know that workplaces have to work hard to create a culture where people can talk openly about their learning differences,” he explains, noting that it is important for companies “to do the work to see that neurodiversity — things like problem solving, empathy, storytelling and creativity — is an asset.”

—Marcus Soutra

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